Today’s Trivia

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James Harrison’s blood carries a rare immune globulin that prevents Rhesus Disease. He’s been donating blood for 59 years and it’s estimated he has saved 2.4 million babies lives. (source)

 

In the ’60’s Disney employed women to dress as mermaids, sun themselves, and perform synchronised swimming performances at its amusement park. The odd male guest would attempt to jump in and swim over to them. (source)

 

Fastest speed anyone has ridden a bicycle: 268.8 km/hr. (source)

 

In 2012 a man drowned in Chicago. Witness reports suggested the cause was that a swan knocked him out of his kayak and wouldn’t let him get away. (source)

 

Tom Cruise has acted in 20 movies which grossed USD200m or more. (source)


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